International Federation of Robotics Roundtable at Automate to Focus on Robots Transforming the Economy
June 7, 2022
The International Federation of Robotics is sponsoring a panel at Automate in Detroit on how automation is helping North American industry adapt to numerous challenges.
Waymo Via Expands UPS Partnership to Autonomous Freight With Class 8 Trucks
November 24, 2021
Waymo Via, the delivery service of Alphabet's autonomous vehicle unit, is expanding its partnership with UPS from self-driving vans to Class 8 trucks for freight.
UPS Ecommerce Fulfillment Strategy for Creating the Supply Chain Warehouse of the Future
July 22, 2020
UPS, one of the world's largest parcel delivery services, is redesigning its fulfillment processes to meet new challenges, inside and outside the warehouse.
UPS Flight Forward and CVS to Launch Residential Drone Delivery Service in Florida
April 27, 2020
UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community home, to more...
UPS rolls out new WES offering
April 24, 2020
Company officials said that this new WES, which was developed by UPS and Softeon, a provider of supply chain technology services, is geared towards enabling faster intake and fulfillment for...
UPS and CVS herald initial drone deliveries of prescription medicine
November 5, 2019
Roughly one month after receiving the United States government's first full Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Part 135 Standard certification, which is required to operate a drone airline, Atlanta-based transportation and logistics...
UPS Flight Forward Achieves FAA’s First Full Approval for Drone Airline Deliveries
October 2, 2019
The Federal Aviation Administration last week granted approval for UPS to operate unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver parcels on university and hospital campuses.
UPS receives FAA Part 135 Standard certification to operate drones
October 1, 2019
Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said it received the United States government's first full Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Part 135 Standard certification, which is required to operate a drone airline.
UPS Partners with Matternet to Transport Medical Samples via Drone across Hospital System
March 27, 2019
First FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement.
UPS Drone Meets UPS Delivery Truck
February 22, 2017
UPS has announced that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS package car, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns...
SAP and UPS Accelerate Vision for On-Demand Manufacturing
January 30, 2017
The initiative promises to deliver an end-to-end digital manufacturing process and network to help manufacturers leverage 3D printing technologies more broadly and efficiently.
UPS and CyPhy Works Test Drone for Urgent Commercial Last Mile Delivery
September 23, 2016
United Parcel Service Inc said it began testing the use of drones for emergency deliveries of medical supplies this week with a flight in rural Massachusetts, which the company hopes...
UPS and FedEx Researching Delivery Drones That Could Compete With Amazon
December 6, 2013
I would be shocked if a companies like UPS and FedEx aren't considering this," says Ryan Calo, a law professor specializing in drones and robotics. "If you want to compete...
Google Seriously Gearing Up To Revolutionize Supply Chain Logistics
December 5, 2013
Google is looking at shoring up the same kinds of deficiencies that UPS and FedEx may be exploring, like the transport method for shuttling goods from central depots to local...